Gayathri Dev. A


Gayathri Dev. A

She completed M. Sc. from Amrita University, Kerala and she won first Rank in the University Examination. She did her M. Sc Project at IIT Bombay under the Guidance of Prof. Debabrata Maiti on the topic “Catalytic palladium nano particle prepared using α-sy nucelin amyloid template”. She cleared the All India Examination GATE – 2018 and CSIR JRF immediately after the completion of course. She joined in IIT B Monash Academy in July 2018 and is working with Prof. Anil Kumar (IIT B) and Prof. Tanja Junkers (Monash University) on “Design, synthesis and application of novel hole transport layers”. Her interest include listening to music, travelling, gardening.


Link to student’s project: IMURA0615


Anjana Menon


Anjana Menon

Anjana has completed her B. Tech. in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering from Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering under the University of Kerala in 2016. She will be completing her M. Tech. in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai in July, 2018. She has secured rank 10 in GATE (Biotechnology) in the year 2017. Her thesis work in B. Tech. tilted ‘A study on the properties of Rice Husk Ash’ was performed under the supervision of Mrs. Gayathri V. and the thesis work in M. Tech. titled ‘Studies on lauryl derivative as an HIV-1 entry inhibitor’ was conducted in collaboration with NIRRH(ICMR), Mumbai under the supervision of Prof. Vandana Patravale. At the academy she would be working on the project titled ‘Role of bacterial sugar-based lipids in mediating membrane-induced cell death’ under the supervision of Prof. Shobhna Kapoor (IIT Bombay) and Prof. Mibel Aguilar (Monash University). Her interests include trekking, apparel designing/modelling and reading.


Link to student’s project: IMURA0785